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Lex Blondin

The intoxicating music of Machito and Eddie Palmieri—the marriage of Afro-Cuban percussion with jazz—truly captured Lex Blondin’s heart.


Written by Bret Sjerven

Lex Blondin

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Palo Santo Discos

Blending bossa nova and samba, jazz, reggae, and Anatolian funk, Palo Santo Discos is a purveyor of sounds that instinctively move bodies.


Written by Bret Sjerven

Palo Santo Discos

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Coco Maria

Coco Maria took a roundabout route from child musician in Mexico to Worldwide FM DJ based in Amsterdam.


Written by Bret Sjerven

Coco Maria

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KC the Funkaholic

KC sees himself as Amsterdams resident space-maker, creating room for new talent to blossom.


Written by Mijke Hurkx

KC the Funkaholic


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Errol of Touching Bass

Errol Anderson and the Touching Bass movement have built a community of music lovers, dancers, and artists from the ground up.


Written by Josh Byrne

Errol of Touching Bass



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Apron Records’ Steven Julien

London’s Steven Julien, previously known as FunkinEven, is a skilled DJ and producer who fell in love with synthesizers after starting out in music as a dancer, MC, and beatmaker. 


Written by Mijke Hurkx

Apron Records’ Steven Julien

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Chee Shimizu

When DJ and collector Chee Shimizu was asked to publish a disc guide book about his vision and collection, he wrote 640 record reviews in six months.


Written by Mijke Hurkx

Chee Shimizu

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